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Kawasaki Z650 Vs KTM 790 Duke Vs Honda CBR650R comparison


Kawasaki Z650 Vs KTM 790 Duke Vs Honda CBR650R Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Z650 Vs 790 Duke Vs CBR650R on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Z650 Vs 790 Duke Vs CBR650R – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Z650 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 5.94 Lakh. On the other hand, KTM 790 Duke price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 8.64 Lakh Lastly, the Honda CBR650R starts at ₹ 8.88 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Z650KTM 790 DukeHonda CBR650R
Price₹ 5.94 Lakh₹ 8.64 Lakh₹ 8.88 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage18.00 Km/l22.72 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Power67.00 bhp103.00 bhp86.00 bhp
Engine649.0 CC799.0 CC649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Z650 Vs 790 Duke Vs CBR650R – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Z650 base engine returns 18 Km/l. The KTM 790 Duke base returns 23 Km/l. The Honda CBR650R basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Km/l.

Z650 Vs 790 Duke Vs CBR650R – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Z650 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 790 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CBR650R is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 649.0 cc799.0 cc649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 224
Max Power 67 bhp @ 8000 rpm103 bhp @ rpm86 bhp @ 12000 rpm
Max Torque 64 Nm @ 6700 rpm87 Nm @ rpm57 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4416
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel Injection SystemPGM-FI
Cooling System Water CooledLiquid CooledLiquid-cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartElectric StarterSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Steering Head Angle N/A66 DegreeN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 16.0 L14.0 L15.4 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 18.00 Km/l22.70 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A
CO2 emission based on WMTC N/A102.9 g/kmN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 186 kg169 kg211 kg
Length 2110 mm2145 mm2128 mm
Width 770 mm760 mm749 mm
Height 1110 mm800 mm1149 mm
Wheelbase 1410 mmN/A1449 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm186 mm132 mm
Seat Height 805 mm825 mm810 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplatePASC™ Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedMultiplate Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Perimeter, High-Tensile SteelN/AN/A
Front Suspension 41 Mm Telescopic ForkWP Upside-down Ø 43 MmTelescopic Suspension
Rear Suspension Offset Laydown Single-Shock With Adjustable PreloadWP Shock Absorber With Preload AdjusterMonoshock


Front Brake Type Dual DiscsFour-piston Radial Fixed CalliperDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle-piston Floating Calliper, Brake DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm240 mm240 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)110/70 X 17120/70-17 M/C 58W
Rear Tyre 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)150/60 X 17180/55-17 M/C 73W


Battery Maintenance Free12V12V/8.6Ah
Headlight HalogenLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcrosstick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosstickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Large disc brakescross--
Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shockcross--
Long wheelbasecross--
Relaxed, foot-forward riding positioncross--
Under-engine mufflercross--
Dual-Channel ABS--tick
Effortless Assist/Slipper Clutch--tick
Embellished With Full LED Lighting--tick
Integrated Riding Modes--cross
LCD Display--tick
Power Mode Selection--cross
Redesigned Exhaust & Muffler--tick
Roading Four-Cylinder Engine--tick
Smartphone Connectivity--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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